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Old 10-20-2005, 09:38 PM   #1
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Compaq Laptop - Kernel 2.6 - Debian Sarge


Hey guys, I recently did an install on my laptop. I'm running into a few problems. Firstly, I want to get my software modem working, this modem has worked on Linux before. Secondly, I want to get the volume buttons and other special keys on my keyboard working. Lastly, I need to get my volume buttons working. I ran Xev and found out their keycodes, as well as the keycodes for the other buttons, so whats next? I have absolutely no idea how to do any of this, please help.

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Old 10-21-2005, 02:27 AM   #2
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Take a look at Linux on Laptops to see if your laptop is listed. If you see your specific model, you may find the information you need.
 
Old 10-21-2005, 01:30 PM   #3
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Thank you, I appreciate your reply immensely. My modem and wifi still don't work however... I ran "lspci" and its output was this:

0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82855PM Processor to I/O Controller (rev 03)
0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82855PM Processor to AGP Controller (rev 03)
0000:00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 03)
0000:00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 03)
0000:00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 03)
0000:00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-M) USB 2.0 EHCI Controller(rev 03)
0000:00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801 PCI Bridge (rev 83)
0000:00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82801DBM LPC Interface Controller (rev 03)
0000:00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801DBM (ICH4) Ultra ATA Storage Controller (rev 03)
0000:00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M)AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 03)
0000:00:1f.6 Modem: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Modem Controller (rev 03)
0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon Mobility M7 LW [RadeonMobility 7500]
0000:02:06.0 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc. OZ6933 Cardbus Controller (rev 01)
0000:02:06.1 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc. OZ6933 Cardbus Controller (rev 01)
0000:02:0e.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5705M Gigabit Ethernet(rev 01)

I don't know what to do from here, I can't find any guides... Got any other commands for me so I can find out what modem or wifi drivers I need? Should I download one of those Live CDs and check if it picks it up? Thanks.

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Old 10-21-2005, 03:06 PM   #4
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Also, how can I make my computer play multiple sounds at once? I remember making a .asoundrc file in /~ for this before, but I forget what goes in it...

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Old 10-22-2005, 11:31 AM   #5
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Ok, I booted up a Mepis live cd. It picked up the modem and I could connect. I figured out that i needed the slmodem-2.9.10 driver. I installed that with make and make install, no errors. When I run /usr/sbin/slmodemd --country=CANADA /dev/slamr0, I get:

error: mdm setup: cannot stat `/dev/smamr0': No such file or directory
error: cannot setup device `/dev/smamr0'

I am on Kernel 2.6.8 without udev.

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Old 10-22-2005, 12:12 PM   #6
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Ok, I managed to get the modem working, and WiFi too

Now I've got a question, how can I make it so that I don't have to run /usr/sbin/slmodemd --country=CANADA /dev/slamr0 every time before I connect? Is there a way to make it remember those settings and start by itself when I try to use the dial up?
 
  


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